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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:17
sunny   (Daytime)   What's Visible Now?


Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -51.4°   Azimuth: 94.6°   Direction: East

HR2952 is a hypergiant star of spectral class A0 in the constellation of Puppis.

HR2952 visual magnitude is 6.59. Because of its faintness, HR2952 is not visible to the naked eye.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2952

Finder chart HR2952 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2952.

HR2952 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2952 are provided in the following table:

07h 38m 24s
-39° 59’ 29”
Image of HR2952 star
DSS2 image of HR2952. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2952 during the next 10000 years (2.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2952



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2952 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2952. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR2952 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2952 is distant 595.98 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.

182.82 pc
595.98 ly
15 km/s
0.013 arcsec/year
0.018 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR2952


Visibility of HR2952 from your location

HR2952 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom